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Investment & Support for the Liverpool City Region and the North West

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MSIF Personnel

Lisa Greenhalgh :: Board Members :: MSIF :: Merseyside Special Investment Fund

Chief Executive Officer

Lisa is a director and the Chief Executive Officer at MSIF.

She oversees the running of MSIF’s entire operation including its investment strategy and ongoing business strategy including raising new funds.

Paul Humphray :: Board Members :: MSIF :: Merseyside Special Investment Fund

Investment Director

Paul oversees loans of all sizes through both of MSIF’s currently investing funds.

He is an experienced business lender having worked at MSIF for 10 years prior to which he spent 27 years at NatWest Bank as a Senior Business Manager and in Credit Control roles.

Investment Director

Simon joins MSIF as an investment director to oversee MSIF’s larger loans and equity investments having previously worked on MSIF’s Venture Fund which closed for investment in 2008.

Simon has a wealth of corporate finance, fundraising and venture capital experience, having bought, run and sold a number of businesses, both as an owner manager himself, and on behalf of clients, including a number of regional institutional funds.

Marion Savill:: MSIF Personnel :: MSIF :: Merseyside Special Investment Fund

Investment Director

Marion is responsible for MSIF’s relationships with businesses where we have an existing equity investment, and also works on new investment opportunities.

She is an experienced investor who previously worked for 3i, leading on numerous equity deals, and working with boards to grow the value of their companies.

Sue Chambers :: MSIF Personnel :: MSIF :: Merseyside Special Investment Fund

Investment Manager

Sue Chambers is an Investment Manager.

She joined MSIF in 2013 bringing with her a wealth of experience in small business lending having spent over 20 years working for Nat West Bank.

Andy Jones :: MSIF Personnel :: MSIF :: Merseyside Special Investment Fund

Investment Manager

Andy Jones is an investment manager who oversees loans to start ups and established businesses.

Prior to joining MSIF, Andy has been working as a Commercial Finance Broker which followed a 10 year career at Business Link Northwest.

Steve Hitchen :: MSIF Personnel :: MSIF :: Merseyside Special Investment Fund

Investment Manager

Steve joined MSIF in 2015 as an Investment Manager.

Steve joined to manage investments through the Start Up Loans programme to support new businesses and entrepreneurs (up to 18 months trading) across the North West.

Jim Moore

Investment Manager

Jim Moore joins as an investment manager from Nat West in Liverpool. He will work with MSIF investment director Paul Humphray on larger loans and mezzanine investments.

Jim worked in banking for 33 years having joined Williams & Glyn in 1983 which became RBS in 1985.

George Wright

Investment Manager

George Wright joins as an investment manager from Nat West in Southport to provide support to MSIF’s loans team.

He has 31 years’ banking experience most recently as a relationship manager specialising in stressed businesses in the commercial sector.

Laura Moss :: MSIF Personnel :: MSIF :: Merseyside Special Investment Fund

Financial Controller

Laura joins MSIF as Financial Controller having spent 18 years in the finance team at LJMU.

She provides a full range of support to the COO including providing management and financial accounts, developing budgetary models and helping to develop the commercial strategy of the company.

Paula Stock :: Personnel :: MSIF :: Merseyside Special Investment Fund

Post Investment Support Manager

Paula provides post investment support to clients. She spends a lot of time visiting clients so that helping them with any issues they may have and monitoring their progress.

She also handles management of credit control across the funds including working with businesses to negotiate repayment terms and dealing with any legal requirements.

Emma Rogers :: MSIF Personnel :: MSIF :: Merseyside Special Investment Fund

Investment Support Manager

Emma’s provides a variety of support to the investment team helping to manage the investment process including covers writing the offer letters, and, most importantly drawing down the money!

She also supports the accounts team by helping with the payroll, preparation of reports, invoice payment and assistance with preparing accounts.

Sydney Kieghrey

Digital Marketing Manager

Sydney joins MSIF to oversee all digital marketing and social media activity. She is currently in her final year studying Business and Public Relations at LJMU.

Sydney worked at Bentley for 12 months on a placement as part of her degree as the Digital Content and Social Media Coordinator.

Megan Grant :: MSIF Personnel

Administrator

Megan joined us in May 13 through the Liverpool Chamber of Commerce Apprenticeship Scheme.

She has completed NVQ Level 2 in Business Administration and is currently working towards her NVQ Level 3 in Customer Services.

Elliot Ward :: MSIF Personnel

Administrator

Elliot has just joined us through the St Helens Chamber of Commerce Apprenticeship Scheme.

He is currently working on his NVQ Level 2 in Business Administration.